NOR 010 – Norwegian language I Course code / - title NOR 010 – Norwegian language I (Før NOR 010 og NOR 011) Program of study (Bachelor) Course responsible Klara Sjo Department Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication Study points (standard – not to be changed) 7,5 Semester Spring and Autumn Teaching language Norwegian and English Learning objectives - elementary understanding and skills in Norwegian phonology, morphology and syntax. - questions and talk about everyday life - read and understand simple texts - write simple texts with a basic vocabulary Course Content Norwegian phonological system, grammar, basic syntax and basic vocabulary. Topics from Norwegian society and culture. Literature Ellingsen & Mac Donald: “På vei” (Cappelen), textbook and workbook. Chapters 1 through 10. Recommended reading Recommended dictionaries: Norsk-engelsk / engelsk-norsk skoleordbok (Kunnskapsforlaget) or Ellingsen & Macdonald: Norsk-engelsk / norsk-tysk / norsk- polsk / norsk-fransk / norsk-russisk ordliste. (Dictionary to ”På vei”, available to several different languages) or Einar Haugen: Norwegian-English Dictionary: A Pronouncing and Translating Dictionary of Modern Norwegian (Bokmal and Nynorsk) with a Historical and Grammatical Introduction Topics Norwegian phonological system, grammar, basic syntax. Everyday life in Norway. Basic geography and demography. Computer requirements / tools Teaching The course lasts for 12 weeks with two lectures à 2 hours per week. The course is organised with a mixture of lectures and oral and written group exercises. Oral exercise is a very important part of the course and active participation is a prerequisite. Use of multimedia lab is also integrated into the course. Requirements for course approval To take the examination the student must have written and passed at least five written assignments before the appointed date.) Evaluation Grade: Pass /fail Exam: Written 3 hours school exam. Oral exam, about 10 minutes duration. Both the oral and written part must be passed in order for the course to be approved. Other remarks Classes are restricted to 30 students per class.